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In 2004 the town of Groton, initially at town meeting then ratified at a town election, voted to participate in the state's Community Preservation Act (CPA).      By committing to participate in the CPA, residents demonstrated their willingness to pay a supplemental levy of 3% on their real...
When I hear someone, usually a politician, talk about unifying the American people, about how he or she is the one who can unite us, I take it with a large grain of salt.      Only once, perhaps, in our history, and then for only a very brief time, has the United States ever been a “united”...
I write this letter with deep gratitude as I refelct on Groton Community School’s 15th Annual Home Tour – our biggest and most successful Home Tour to date.      On Saturday, Nov. 23, a record number of participants –– more than 550 –– toured some of the most unique homes that Groton, and the...
Thank you to our community.      Once again the simple elegance of the Gibbet Hill barn was the perfect backdrop for a beautiful expression of gratitude and community. On Thursday, November 21, the seniors of Groton were invited to the barn to gather as a community, and celebrate  the...
I’m glad to see some discussion taking place about domestic violence response in the wake of the recent tragedy in Groton. (See front page story, Groton Herald, Dec. 6, 2019)      This incident happened in the space where the opioid crisis, domestic violence response and the state’s mental...
When a worker is killed on the job, it is incredibly rare that an employer is held responsible, despite knowingly putting their workers lives at risk.       “This case was even more egregious in that Kevin Otto and Atlantic Drain had already been issued multiple OSHA violations, had been...
This was a long time ago and may not matter...but I want to let people know. I lived on Gratuity Road from 1991 to 2010. I was told by the Realtor at that time that all the private wells on the street had been closed due to a toxic waste plume that was found all along the street coming from a...
November is a time of year to especially reflect upon and acknowledge all that we have to be grateful for in our lives. In the true spirit of this, Groton Community School would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who helped us to make a new home at 14 Main Street for the 2019-20...
The following two quotes from a major study of changes in local news gathering and reporting acoss America by PEN AMERICA, titled "Losing the News, The Decimation of Local Journalism and the Search for Solutions." November 20, 2019   "Since 2004, nearly 1,800 newspapers have closed, leaving ...
 In looking back at the last 3.5 years and thinking about the various decisions made by the Groton-Dunstable School Committee, I find myself so appreciative of my fellow board members and all the hard work they have done to better our District.      Our District has undergone some significant...

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